| Nov 2, 2013
Step into the newest exhibit at Hampton's Charles H. Taylor Arts Center and it won't be long before you realize you've ventured into something different.
More than 400 works hang from the walls of this relatively modest gallery, yet instead of...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:29 PM
If you've spent much time at the local public libraries in Hampton Roads, you know that they are about far more than reading the inventory of books and magazines confined within their brick-and-mortar walls.
Today's libraries not only provide a whole...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:22 AM
From well-known brands like Pampered Chef to the neighborhood mom who designs little girls’ hairbows, there is no better place to find homegrown businesses than a local craft fair.
And the Peninsula is the place to shop. There are dozens of shows...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:54 AM
The Board of Public Works gave its blessing Wednesday to an O'Malley administration plan to contract with a private sector partner to build, operate and help finance a $2.2 billion light rail line in the Washington suburbs.
The board action clears the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:49 PM
From its humble origins on the shores of the Patapsco River in industrial and rail-clogged South Baltimore, Charles Street transforms itself during its 10.9-mile journey through the heart of the city as it heads north through the fashionable and wealthy...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Officials in Maryland want disadvantaged local residents to fill thousands of construction jobs as two major transit projects come online in Baltimore and the Washington suburbs in coming years, and are handing out grant money to get them trained.
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Perhaps more than any other player on the Navy football team, senior slotback Darius Staten is thrilled that the Midshipmen will be playing in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas, which is about 35 miles from his hometown of...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Lester A. Houck, a retired Treasury Department worker who was the oldest member of Wesley United Methodist Church, died Aug. 16 of liver failure at Vir-Les, his Westminster farm. He was 101.
The son of farmers, Lester Adelbert Houck was born on the...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Six people were shot Tuesday in two separate incidents in Baltimore, killing at least one person, police said.
In West Baltimore's Harlem Park neighborhood, blocks from an area where metal gates and a round-the-clock police presence have been...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Jordon and Annie (Schramm) Thompson of Shepherdstown, W.Va., announce the birth of their second child and first daughter, Ann Bailey Thompson, June 26, 2013. Maternal grandparents are G.T. And Susie Schramm of Shepherdstown. Paternal grandparents are...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:00 AM
As of 9 a.m. Friday, the Maryland Department of Transportation was reporting an accident on I-95 north in the city at the toll plaza, with one of the 12 toll lanes blocked — the far right lane.
In Anne Arundel County, there's still some debris in...